WildBrain

Inclusion & Diversity Specialist

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/15/2022 1:59 PM)
Job ID
2022-5284

Overview

WildBrain Studios is looking for an Inclusion & Diversity Specialist to join our Talent team! Reporting to the VP of Talent for WB Studios, you will help drive the Diversity and inclusion strategy with focus on the areas of the employee life cycle and support the D&I Committee for our vibrant WildBrain Studio.

 

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started!

 

 

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Work with Talent teams to review Talent processes (recruitment, onboarding, compensation, etc.) with a goal of improving consistency, enhance employee experience, build a greater sense of inclusion, and improve our employee value proposition
  • Work with Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and hiring managers on outreach efforts to establish relationships and build pipelines with associations/partners focused on highlighting underrepresented talent.
  • Provide ongoing education and training with regards to inclusive hiring, onboarding, development and wellness resources.  
  • Identify changes to programs, processes, policies, and technology to improve engagement of employees using a DEI lens
  • Source, review, and recommend D&I related learning resources for employees.
  • Coordinate and execute on Studio D&I calendar of events for recognition and celebration
  • Create governance structures and work with Diversity & Inclusion Committee to support ongoing efforts
  • Collaborate with the Talent & Internal Communications team to use appropriate channels of engagement and build interest for special events, programs, and projects
  • Works with Talent team to plan, launch and act as program manager for ongoing D&I initiatives.
  • Collects employee feedback to enhance program experience. Champions an inclusive approach to wellness; identifies a variety of resources, and experts to further develop WildBrain wellness offerings.

 

Qualifications

What You'll Bring:

  • A passion for building exceptional candidate and employee experiences.
  • A combined five (5) years, experience within a human resources discipline.
  • Change Management practices and implementation
  • Previous experience within inclusion, diversity or employee health considered a strong asset.
  • Proven ability to build trust, and work collaboratively with various stakeholders.
  • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and Human Resource Systems.
  • The courage to be creative, and willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • A strong commitment to research, and learning.

 

 

Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.

 

In short – life is good on the Wild side!

 

Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!

 

COVID-19 Update:

We are currently working virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

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" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”

 

 

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